Optiplex 755 RAID 1 logical drive configuration ignored by
FreeBSD 9.0-R installation
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat May 19 11:48:03 UTC 2012
> the system setup menu, the boot menu shows that "freebsd90" is the first (and
> only) bootable hard drive.
> Yet when I try to install FreeBSD 9.0-R, FreeBSD ignores the hardware RAID
> and sees the two separate drives, instead of seeing a single logical drive.
good lesson to NEVER use this pseudo-RAID interfaces and use gmirror
not only you can make more complex RAID setup, get higher performance from
gmirror and be always able to access data independently of "hardware" RAID
onboard which is just normal controller.
Just don't use BIOS RAID ever.
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